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Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes: What You Need to Know Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease ( STD) that is caused by the herpes simplex viruses. There are two types of these herpes simplex viruses that cause genital herpes simply called Type 1 (HSV-1) and Type 2 (HSV-2); however, most genital herpes is caused by Type 2 […]

Chlamydia, the most common STD

Chlamydia The Most Frequently Reported Sexually Transmitted Disease Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis ) is the most frequently reported sexually transmitted disease ( STD) of all the STDs in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), who states that approximately 2.8 million people report having Chlamydia every year. In addition, people can be […]

FAQ For TOTO Washlet Bidets

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR TOTO WASHLETS (BIDETS) FUNCTIONS What actually happens? Washlet Wand When you press the “cleanse” button, a wand, about the size and shape of a fat pencil (that was previously hidden under the seat) automatically extends, washes itself, and then sprays a carefully aimed aerated stream of water for a few seconds, […]

History of the Bidet as we know it and Advantages

The history of the Bidet Bidets originated in France around the year 1710. The purpose of the bidet was to cleanse the private areas. At the time most people only bathed about once a week. The bidet is a method for personal cleaning that uses a stream of water instead of toilet paper that can […]

Get A Foley Catheter Out As Soon As Possible

Foley Catheter is inserted into the body Many people need to use catheters on a daily basis, but not all of them are the same. There are many different brands and types of catheter that are available, all achieving different needs. Some differ simply by a certain design element which may make overall use easier, […]

Causes of Male Urinary Incontinence

What is Male urinary incontinence? Male urinary incontinence is an inability for men to be able to control and hold urine until it is voluntarily released. Urinary incontinence usually effects people in the later stages of life, and can be caused by a number of different medical and non-medical issues. This condition, thankfully in some […]

What are Catheters?

What are Catheters used for? The bladder is a muscular organ that is also hollow and stores urine. It resembles a balloon that expands when the bladder fills with urine. It can hold up to 600ml of urine for close to 6 hours normally. There is a muscle in the wall of the bladder called […]

Why was the TEXAS CATHETER invented?

What is a Texas Catheter? Urological incontinence of males often calls for a catheter to need to be utilized. What is medically known as a Foley catheter is what the hospital will utilize when a patient is bedridden and cannot void urine otherwise, but that means that the catheter is inserted into the urinary canal, […]

Different Types of Catheters Available

Not all types of catheters are the same If you are one of many people in need of using any form of urinary catheter, your first port of call should be to decide which type is best for you. While there is an element of personal choice involved, primarily it is simply based on what […]